FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Agnes Scott College swept the USA South's first weekly awards for the week of February 6-12, 2017, as Camille Wilson was named the Player of the Week after picking up two wins in the Scotties' 5-4 win over Point University on February 10, and her doubles partner, Lizzy Engsberg, took home Rookie of the Week honors after also posting two wins during the season-opening win over Point.
Here is the list of all of the conference awards for the week of February 6-12, 2017:
Women's Tennis Player of the Week
Camille Wilson, Agnes Scott - The junior from Cincinnati, Ohio earned victories at both the number-six singles and number-three doubles positions last week in the team's only match. The victories came over opponents from Point University as she teamed with Lizzy Engsberg for the doubles win. Also Nominated: None.
Women's Tennis Rookie of the Week
Lizzy Engsberg, Agnes Scott - The first-year from Decatur, Georgia earned victories at both the number-three singles and number-three doubles positions last week in the team's only match. The victories came over opponents from Point University as she teamed with Camille Wilson for the doubles win. Also Nominated: None.
Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Drew Vanderbrook, LaGrange - The senior forward from Clearwater, Florida notched a double-double of 28 points and 11 rebounds in a 91-72 victory over Greensboro in the team's only contest last week. He also added two assists without a turnover and one block in the win. Also Nominated: Z Arima, Covenant; Joshua Brooks, Maryville; James Contreras Jr., Averett; Trae Gaines, Piedmont; Lorenzo Marry, Greensboro; Adrian Moore, N.C. Wesleyan.
Men's Basketball Rookie of the Week
Caleb Haynes, Covenant - The Section, Alabama freshman forward averaged 15.0 points and 6.5 rebounds per game in a 2-0 week versus USA South competition for the Scots. In an 81-80 win over Huntingdon, Haynes totaled 13 points and four rebounds. In a 67-63 victory over Averett, Haynes scored a career-high 17 points with nine rebounds and one assist. Also Nominated: Ian Best, Averett; Darus Maddox, Greensboro; A.J. Frye, N.C. Wesleyan.
Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Juliette Harp, Huntingdon - The Chattanooga, Tennessee junior forward averaged a double-double of 16.7 points and 14.3 rebounds per game in a 2-1 week versus USA South competition for the Hawks. She also added 3.3 blocks and 1.3 steals per contest while notching a double-double in each game. In a 76-55 loss to LaGrange, Harp totaled 16 points, 13 rebounds, three blocks and one steal. In a 66-45 win over Agnes Scott, Harp tallied 17 points, 13 rebounds, three blocks, two steals and one assist. Finally, in a 73-59 victory over Wesleyan, Harp contributed 17 points, 17 rebounds, four blocks and one steal. Also Nominated: Brianna Barrett, Piedmont; Marilauren Farr, LaGrange; Kaley Hallmark, Covenant; Rachel Hawn, Maryville; Frida Lundquist, Averett; Monica Smalls, Greensboro.
Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week
Katie Lewis, Greensboro - The Pleasant Garden, North Carolina freshman guard averaged 11.3 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.3 steals and 1.7 assists per game in an 2-1 week for the Pride. In a 65-53 win over Mid-Atlantic Christian, Lewis tallied six points and three rebounds. In a 62-59 loss to USA South rival N.C. Wesleyan, Lewis totaled 11 points, seven rebounds, three assists and two steals. Finally, in an 88-51 victory over USA South foe Methodist, Lewis contributed 17 points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals. Also Nominated: Brooke Carthon, Averett; Maddie Gladwell, Meredith; Amari Price, Piedmont.
Baseball Player of the Week
Corey Bell, LaGrange - The senior infielder from Port Orange, Florida went a combined 12-for-18 (.667) with a .700 on-base percentage and a 1.000 slugging percentage to go along with six runs scored, seven RBI, three doubles, one home run, two walks and three stolen bases as the Panthers notched a 4-0 week with wins over Berry, Rhodes, Southwestern and Oglethorpe. In the victories over Rhodes and Southwestern, Bell was a combined 8-for-9 with four runs scored, two RBI and one home run. Also Nominated: Andrew Burden, Piedmont; Hunter Curtis, Greensboro; A.J. Hart, Averett; Trenton Nobles, Covenant; Bryce Redaja, Maryville.
Baseball Pitcher of the Week
Seth George, Piedmont - The junior from Candler, North Carolina earned two victories, both in relief, in two appearances on the mound last week. He tossed a total of 4.2 scoreless innings allowing one hit, one walk and four strikeouts. In a 7-6 win over Christopher Newport, George tossed the final 1.2 innings as the Lions came from behind to earn the win. In a 4-3 victory over sixth-ranked Birmingham Southern, George tossed three hitless innings as Piedmont once again rallied for the win. Also Nominated: Piero Amador, Greensboro; Matt Reitz, Covenant; Matt Tuggle, Averett.
Baseball Rookie of the Week
Hunter Curtis, Greensboro - The freshman shortstop from Graham, North Carolina went 4-for-8 (.500) with a .500 on-base percentage and a .500 slugging percentage to go along with one run scored and five RBI as the Pride swept a doubleheader from Southern Virginia last week. In game two, Curtis was 3-for-4 with five RBI. Also Nominated: Derek Hurt, Maryville; Sawyer Smith, Averett; Wes Snyder, Piedmont.
Baseball Rookie Pitcher of the Week
Zach Kyzer, Covenant - The freshman from Acworth, Georgia picked up his first collegiate win by throwing five scoreless innings in a 6-1 victory over Emory & Henry in his only appearance on the mound for the Scots last week. Kyzer allowed just three hits and three walks with five strikeouts. Also Nominated: Anthony Rodriguez, Maryville; Tyler Garam, Greensboro.
Softball Player of the Week
Jessica Long, Averett - The senior infielder from Prospect Hill, North Carolina went a combined 9-for-15 (.600) with a .625 on-base percentage and a .933 slugging percentage to go along with eight runs scored, four RBI, three doubles, one triple, one walk and one stolen base as the Cougars earned a 3-1 record last week. In a two-game sweep of Rhodes, Long was a combined 7-for-9 with five runs scored, four RBI, three doubles, one triple and one stolen base. In a two-game split with fourth-ranked Emory, Long was a combined 2-for-6 with three runs scored and one walk. Also Nominated: Brittany Bucklin, Meredith; Casey Grover, Covenant; Hannah Hoban, Piedmont; Jenna Roberts, Maryville.
Softball Pitcher of the Week
Kaitlyn Aherron, Averett - The freshman from Alton, Virginia earned two complete-game victories in two appearances last week for the Cougars. Aherron tossed a total of 15.0 innings, posted a 5.13 ERA and struck out eight batters. In her collegiate debut, a 7-4 victory over fourth-ranked Emory, Aherron allowed four runs on ten hits with one walk. In a 10-9, eight-inning, victory over Rhodes, Aherron allowed seven earned runs on ten hits with four walks and eight strikeouts. Also Nominated: Melissa Eckman, Piedmont; Tyler Epes, Covenant.
Softball Rookie of the Week
Aly Snider, Maryville - The freshman utility player from Hampshire, Illinois went a combined 7-for-9 (.778) with an .800 on-base percentage and a 1.111 slugging percentage to go along with four runs scored, seven RBI, three doubles and one walk as the Scots posted a 3-1 record to begin the season. In a two-game sweep of Westminster, Snider was a combined 3-for-4 with three runs scored, six RBI and two doubles. In a two-game split with Rhodes, Snider was a combined 4-for-5 with one run scored, one run batted in, one double and one walk. Also Nominated: Kaitlyn Aherron, Averett; Casey Grover, Covenant; Rachel Oberholtzer, Piedmont.
Softball Rookie Pitcher of the Week
Kaitlyn Aherron, Averett - The freshman from Alton, Virginia earned two complete-game victories in two appearances last week for the Cougars. Aherron tossed a total of 15.0 innings, posted a 5.13 ERA and struck out eight batters. In her collegiate debut, a 7-4 victory over fourth-ranked Emory, Aherron allowed four runs on ten hits with one walk. In a 10-9, eight-inning, victory over Rhodes, Aherron allowed seven earned runs on ten hits with four walks and eight strikeouts. Also Nominated: Shannon Baker, Piedmont.
Lacrosse Player of the Week
Natalie Ritchey, Greensboro - The Hampstead, Maryland junior midfielder totaled eight points on two goals and six assists, including the eventual game-winning score, in an 8-6 victory over Berry to open the season. She also added two draw controls, one ground ball and one caused turnover. Also Nominated: Carlee Joseph, Meredith; Madison Ronelli, Methodist.
Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week
Devan Macheras, Greensboro - The Viera, Florida senior defender/midfielder tallied three groundballs, two draw controls and two caused turnovers to go along with one goal in an 8-6 victory over Berry to open the season. Also Nominated: Jenine Brideau, Piedmont; Haley Whitfield, Meredith.
Lacrosse Rookie of the Week
Eva Tallent, LaGrange - The Lilburn, Georgia freshman midfielder tallied two goals in a 13-7 season-opening victory over Millsaps. Tallent also added three groundballs, three draw controls and two caused turnovers. Also Nominated: Rowan Bumpass, Piedmont; Haley Whitfield, Meredith.